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Making Mr Right
Making Mr Right
Actors: John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly, Ben Masters, Laurie Metcalf
Director: Susan Seidelman
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
PG-13     2003     1hr 38min

What do you do when you ve fallen hard for a man who's hard-wired? Ann Magnuson (Panic Room)and John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich) star in this fast, funny and precocious (L.A.Weekly) comedy from director Susan Seidel...  more »


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Actors: John Malkovich, Ann Magnuson, Glenne Headly, Ben Masters, Laurie Metcalf
Director: Susan Seidelman
Creators: Andrew Mondshein, Dan Enright, Joel Tuber, Lynn Hendee, Mike Wise, Floyd Byars, Laurie Frank
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Romantic Comedies, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned,Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 01/07/2003
Original Release Date: 04/03/1987
Theatrical Release Date: 04/03/1987
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 38min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
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Movie Reviews

Hooray for Ulysses and Frankie
Lisa Kevin Calladine | Annandale, Virginia | 07/05/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I've watched this movie many many times and each time I fall in love with Ulysses and wish I could find someone like him, even if he's all nuts and bolts.

Maybe someday us ladies can have a guy made to our own specifications and know that he will be a winner everytime!!

So I've added this movie to my vast collection of much loved movies!

Way to go Frankie Stone.."
One of my personal favorites...
SuriKatta | East Peoria, Illinois United States | 09/05/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I absolutely love this movie and recommend it to all my friends. This movie is very funny but romantic and warm as well. It reminds me of the screwball comedies from the 1930's and 40's. I very much like the stylized look of this movie. It has a very 60's meets 80's feel to it with a touch of futuristic space age mixed in. John Malkovich is so funny, charming and warm in this movie that it's hard to believe that this is the same actor who now does "serious" work. Ann Magnuson is very comedic, pretty and good, that it makes me wonder why she did not become a bigger star like Meg Ryan. I was quite excited when this movie was released on dvd. However, I was disappointed because the dvd really does not have any extra features over the vhs edition that I already owned. The movie gets 5 stars but this dvd format only gets 3 stars."
Great under-rated FLICK!
Michael A. Torres | Tucson, Arizona United States | 02/11/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a GREAT UNDER-RATED little 80's flick that I think more peolpe would enjoy if they just gave it a chance! All of the characters are so great and funny! I've never heard of Ann Magnusen but let me just say that she's great! So is John Malkovich! He plays 2 completely different charcters and does it very well! So just give this movie a chance! If I liked it, I'm sure you would too!"
Magnuson and Malkovich Magic
Sparkle&Glue | GA | 10/05/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is a treat! I don't see how anyone with a heart wouldn't like this movie. It is very sweet, funny and touching. John Malkovich is totally hiliarious in both his roles and Magnuson is great as Ulysses' love interest. Anne was perfect in her role as Frankie Stone, the sexy, smart and witty PR executive hired to fix and promote Jeff Peterson's Ulysses android mission to space.

This movie has laugh out loud moments. Seeing Jeff's reaction to Frankie's accidental influence on Ulysses is priceless. "My God, she's turning you into a hooker!!"


The twist at the end is perfect, especially seeing as how all along Jeff was the one more interested and basically primed for space. Ulysses just wanted to be human and loved. And he was the perfect "man" for Frankie.

The dvd transfer is perfect. I recommend buying it, especially if you are fan of the movie."